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Formiminoglutamic Acid MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Formiminoglutamic Acid
Tree Number(s)
D02.241.081.337.351.300
Unique ID
D005565
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005565
Scope Note
Measurement of this acid in the urine after oral administration of histidine provides the basis for the diagnostic test of folic acid deficiency and of megaloblastic anemia of pregnancy.
Entry Term(s)
FIGLU
CAS Type 1 Name
L-Glutamic acid, N-(iminomethyl)-
Previous Indexing
Azo Compounds (1971-1974)
Glutarates (1970-1974)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under GLUTARATES 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under GLUTARATES 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2000/06/21
Formiminoglutamic Acid Preferred
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